Category list : Smoking cessation
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Clearer guidance and training is needed at local level for health professionals on the endorsement of e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke, according to the authors of a UK study.
The UK is just behind the countries of Scandinavia and Central Europe as well as smaller nations like Cuba, Bermuda and Andorra when it comes to health worker density, according to a major study.
Matt Hancock has promised a funding boost for community and primary care services, as part of a new national strategy on illness prevention.
Staff and patients at a hospital in Yorkshire are being urged via tannoy to heed advice not to smoke while outside its buildings, to coincide with the annual charity-led Stoptober event.
A Greater Manchester hospital has become the first in the UK to offer addiction treatment to all of its patients that smoke.
Government cuts are pushing England into a public health crisis, the Labour Party has claimed.
Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit the habit, according to US researchers.
E-cigarettes, estimated as 95% less harmful than conventional cigarettes, are too often being overlooked as a stop smoking tool by the NHS, especially in mental health settings, according to MPs.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
Mistaken belief in “mythical” causes of cancer, such as drinking from plastic bottles and microwave ovens, is rife among the public, according to UK researchers.